Notable among this year’s participants is Mediterranean joint Dar 525 (525 Grand Street), whose offerings will include kafta kebab and chicken gyro platters, falafel sandwiches, and safiha pizza with ground lamb, beef, tomato, and parsley. The owner will match all of Dar 525’s dinner proceeds Monday through Friday and donate them to Sheltering Arms, a non-profit that provides a wide array of services to low-income NYC youth and families. Continue reading →
What do you do with your old electronics that you can’t seem to give away? Throwing it in the trash is illegal ($100 fine), so here’s your chance to get rid of them old things once and for all – legally! Partnered with Lower East Side Ecology Center and Tekserve, Grand Street BID is hosting an E-Waste Recycling event January 16th from 10am-4pm on Grand St between Graham Ave and Humboldt St. Continue reading →
Following the success of their annual Winter Restaurant Week, now Grand Street is getting in on all the seasonal action and hosting their own Summer Restaurant Week!
Starting today and running until Sunday August 9th, 16 Grand Street restaurants between Union and Bushwick Avenues will be offering some great meal deals, with two-course lunches from $7-$10 and three-course dinners for $18-$30.
Click here for menus and more info on participating restaurants.
Finding it hard to leave the house right now? Here’s an incentive to get you over the threshold of your icicle-encrusted front door…Grand Street is throwing its 2nd Annual Restaurant Week!
16 Grand Street restaurants between Union and Bushwick Avenues are offering hot deals on two-course lunches ($8-$10) and three-course dinners ($18-$30) all week, ending Sunday 22nd February. Okay, Grand Street’s not quite Greenpoint, but it’s probably just the right distance to give us that little bit of exercise we’ve been avoiding since before the dawn of the great freeze…and help us work up an appetite worthy of a three-course feast.
It’s almost time for NYCgo’s restaurant week in Manhattan. But if you prefer to get your foody kicks a little closer to home, Grand Street in Williamsburg is going be to hosting a restaurant week of its very own from February 17th – 23rd.
14 restaurants will be participating, each offering a three-course dinner for $25, and half of them offering a two-course lunch for a mere $10. These deals are much cheaper than those in Manhattan, with the added bonus that all the restaurants are within walking distance of Greenpoint! Continue reading →
Last week I got an email from reader Fred telling me about his cousins new beer store opening up in Williamsburg. From his note, Breukelen Bier Merchants sounds like THE new spot in BBurg to pick up your growlers…
There’s two ways to do the place: mix a six pack and fill a growler for home, or hang out drinking a pint or bottle at the wood tables in back with a rather enticing view of gallons and gallons of beer.
It’s not a bar, but the atmosphere is pretty similar (they went vintage Prohibition with the style). There’s 16 beers on tap for growlers or pints and 100s of bottles in the fridges. The dirty little secret? The bottles start at $2.50 or thereabouts, so you can grab way better beer than most bars, with a bigger selection, for half the price.
They’ve got food, too, the sort you’d want to go along with beer. Pressed sammies, Bavarian pretzels smothered in aged cheddar or jalapeno jack, or toasted croissants with Nutella and sliced bananas. (The foods are locally sourced.)
There’s a beer garden coming in summer, and there’s free wifi, so you can really camp out, eating and drinking till you get your fancy-beer loving fill.
And according to their website – they’re having a Grand Opening Party on June 4th. Come down and celebrate the recent opening of Breukelen Bier Merchants with live music, complimentary food, discounts, giveaways and a fine selection of craft beers.